BlackBerry’s next phones may be its last gasp with Android

“BlackBerry’s next phones may be its last gasp with Android.

While the handsets have yet to be formally announced, VentureBeat reports three codenames for the projects – Neon, Argon, and Mercury.Two Noble Gases, a Transistion Metal and a Pizza Place. Due out this summer, the BlackBerry Neon is said to sport 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 5.2 inch display, touchscreen keyboard, and a more consumer-friendly price.Next, the BlackBerry Argon is set to launch this October with a 5.5 inch display, 32GB of storage, 4GB or RAM, and a fingerprint scanner – a welcome feature for BlackBerry’s key demographic of government workers and industry executives handling sensitive information.Finally, due out in Q1 of 2017, the BlackBerry Mercury will be the only one of the three Android models equipped with a classic, clickety physical keyboard. The Mercury is also expected to house 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a juicy 3400mAh battery”

What would worry me the most buying any new BlackBerry phone is what would happen with software and security updates if BlackBerry threw in the towel. 

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